I believe the root of all evil is abuse of power.--Patricia Cornwell

Abuse of Authority in City Management—Part One

  As an advocate for children, education, and the overall welfare of people in the city of Hartford, it is my civic duty to avail myself to the people’s concerns. With my personal commitment to student achievement and involvement with … Read More

La Oficina De La Defensa De La Niñez

La Oficina de Defensa de los Niños publicó un informe de 76 páginas que detalla diez años de abuso infantil en el sistema de la Escuela Pública de Hartford, Hartford, CT. El informe detalla varios incidentes de malos tratos a … Read More

Hartford Public Schools Office of Child Advocacy Report Condensed

  The Office of Child Advocacy released a 76-page report detailing ten years of child abuse in the Hartford Public School system, Hartford, CT. The report details several incidents of ill-treatment of students in a timely and comprehensive manner. I … Read More

Do qualifications Matter Any More?—The Confirmation of Betsy Devos

    In order to cultivate a set of leaders with legitimacy in the eyes of the citizenry, it is necessary that the path to leadership be visibly open to talented and qualified individuals of every race and ethnicity.       Sandra … Read More

A Letter To Canton Public Schools Confronting Racial Intimidation & Bigotry in the Student Body

    March 7, 2017 Superintendent Kevin Case Canton Public Schools 4 Market Street, Suite 100 Canton, CT 06019 Dear Superintendent Case: I AM Dr. Aaron Lewis, human rights activist, educator, child advocate and founder of The Scribe’s Institute Inc., … Read More

A Fight Where No One Wins: The Contrived Battle Between the Hartford Board of Education, Its Teachers and Parents

      There’s a war going on in Hartford’s Public School District. Several neighborhoods schools are slated to shut down despite persistent parental and community opposition. Governor Dannel Malloy must close a $1.7 billion budget deficit which will result … Read More

Veterans Day – Not Just Another Day Off

In many school districts children have the day off on today to commemorate Veterans Day. Like many school days off, very few students actually understand why they have the day off. For most children it’s just a free day, a … Read More

Will President-Elect Trump Tear Down the Wall?

It’s been less than 48 hours since the world went into post traumatic shock having witnessed the unlikely presidential campaign victory of now President-Elect Donald Trump. Most of the world, even many of Trump’s ardent followers were completely surprised to … Read More

The Plight of Education in our American Public School System—Part Three: Poverty—An Inherent Academic Weakness?

    It was October 9, 2013, and I remember being overwhelmingly excited about hearing a lecture at Harvard University. It was the annual Jeanne S. Chall Lecture and Reception and the Lecture was entitled: Shifts in Practice to Promote … Read More

The Plight of Education in our American Public School System—Part Two: School Teachers Must Be Celebrated Not Tolerated

    American teachers must be celebrated! In the United States, there are a two or three professions that have long been recognized as occupations of high repute; medical doctors, lawyers, and accountants. There is a general consensus that typically … Read More